Times Argus Opinions: Responses to Shumlin CAVErs Remark

Nov 01, 2012 No Comments by

1) Watch the door, Governor An open letter to Peter Shumlin: To the emperor wannabe, Peter Shumlin. You want to call people who question rotten government CAVE (Committees Against Virtually Everything), but it is you who are creating virtually useless committees. You, Pete, are so willing to be taken in by foreign wind turbine developers […]

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Rutland Herald: Shumlin should curb arrogance

Nov 01, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. Gov. Shumlin’s recent scornful and intemperate remarks regarding folks concerned about mountaintop destruction (“Candidates take opposite tacks on energy,” Vermont Press Bureau, Oct. 24) detract from a rational debate about what is emerging as perhaps Vermont’s greatest environmental battle of the decade.

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Times Argus Opinion: Brock defends our ridgelines

Oct 25, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Times Argus. Randy Brock is the right man for Vermont because he wants to protect our most precious natural resources — our ridgelines. These ridgelines are an important, and nonrenewable, resource for the state.

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VT Digger: Amos: A controversy of gigantic proportions

Oct 25, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from VT Digger. Editor’s note: Steve Amos is a candidate for state Senate for the Orange-Caledonia district. He is a biologist and educator who has lived in the Northeast Kingdom for nearly 25 years. He is a two-term Wheelock Selectboard member and the current chair of the Caledonia County Democratic Committee.

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Rutland Herald Opinion: Destruction? What destruction?

Oct 19, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Rutland Herald. I’m thrilled! I’m on cloud nine because Paul Burns, the head of the environmental group VPIRG, stated to an audience of Middlebury College students on Oct. 9 that “there is no mountaintop destruction associated with wind turbines in Vermont,” when he was referring to the construction of large industrial […]

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Rutland Herald: Don’t buy false promise of wind

Oct 18, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. In the late 1960s to early 1970s a developer presented compelling data and made promises to the Vermont Legislature about the efficacy of a proposed nuclear power plant. The promises and persuasive data included how the new “clean” technology would not adversely impact the environment, how the “clean” power generated by […]

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Opinion: Vermont Wind Makes No Sense

Feb 29, 2012 No Comments by

In my decade long opposition to commercial-scale wind-power plants in Vermont, I have observed that what developers don’t tell you is often more important that what they do. Mr. Thomas O. Gray’s recent letter to the The Caledonian-Record is an example. He neglected to mention that he is, or was, a member of the American […]

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